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Pictures: Flags flying to celebrate Lincolnshire Day

Flags are flying across Lincolnshire today to celebrate the county's big day Credit: Calendar

Flags are flying across Lincolnshire today to celebrate the county's big day. Lincolnshire Day has been celebrated since 2006 and aims to encourage people to celebrate the food, culture, heritage and traditions of the county.

Flags are flying across Lincolnshire today to celebrate the county's big day Credit: Calendar

It marks the anniversary of the Lincolnshire Rising in 1536, which was a Catholic revolt against the establishment of the Church of England by Henry VIII. People have been wearing yellow and flags have been raised at the Bishop's Palace and the Guildhall.

Celebrations held to mark Lincolnshire Day

Lincolnshire is celebrating its big day with flags flying across the county.

Lincolnshire Day marks the anniversary of the Lincolnshire Rising in 1536, which was a Catholic revolt against the establishment of the Church of England by Henry VIII.

The day has been celebrated since 2006 and aims to encourage people to celebrate the food, culture, heritage and traditions of the county. Flags are flying at the Guildhall and the Bishop's Palace and it's also suggested people wear yellow.

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Hundreds expected for celebrations in Hull

Calendar's Tina Gelder - and proud Hull citizen herself - with a relaxed Luke Campbell Credit: Calendar news

Hundreds of people are expected for celebrations in Hull to welcome home Hull Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell and finalist hammer thrower Alex Smith in Queen Victoria Square. The city will welcome back the athletes who will appear on the Hull City Hall balcony from 6.30pm.

The pair will then attend an invitation dinner hosted by the Lord Mayor of Hull and Admiral of the Humber Councillor Danny Brown.

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